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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Boat Building News

IYRS students to launch careers and boats on graduation day
Boating Industry
Newport (R.I.) May 28, 2013 — On Saturday, June 1, students from the IYRS Boatbuilding & Restoration Program will launch their careers into the workforce, along with the boats they restored this past year, at the school's annual Graduation & Launch Day.

LCHS's Engineering Team Wins Technical Writing Award for Solar Boat
Working since the “Boat Build Workshop” in November of 2012, the team brought a jet drive propulsion system to the normally propeller driven Solar Cup competition. Most have said it was a first for Solar Cup, Zimmerman pointed out. While not performing .

 York Suburban students apply physics lessons to keep boats afloat
York Daily Record
Students Donovan Sellman, left, and Tom Garncarz, paddle to the finish line in their cardboard boat at the York Suburban High School pool. Students studying physics recently spent the day building and racing cardboard boats to apply what they had ..

 R.I. boating industry buoyant despite drop in registrations
The Providence Journal
BRISTOL, R.I. -- Despite a drop in boat registrations over the past two years, Rhode Island's boating industry has stabilized, according the president of the Rhode Island marine Trades Association. "There's evidence of recovery, there's evidence of ...

 Boost in boating business after drought
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - From the drought last year to the snow in the spring this year, the changing weather is changing business when it comes to boating, but business owners are expecting a boost this boating season. The current water level is the reason ...

 Hatteras Yacht Rendezvous scheduled for June 27-29
Ultimate Clear Lake
Lakewood Yacht Club will hold its third annual Hatteras Yacht Rendezvous from Thursday to Saturday, June 27-29, at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook. According to a release from the club, there will be an informal gathering of early arrivals June 27 at 

Best of the Best 2013: Production Boats: Azimut 55S
Robb Report
The shipyards of Italy's Azimut Benetti Group regularly produce lavish yachts that measure well over 200 feet in length. With the Azimut 55S, which debuted in September at the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes boat show, the builder has packed its ...

The 39 metre luxury motor cruiser Rennaisance launched
Superyacht Times
The 39 metre luxury motor cruiser Rennaisance has been launched, and is available for sale with Equinoxe Yachts. The yacht will offer accommodation up to 10 guests in 5 suites. Details are still scarce, but we can tell you the yacht was built at ...

 The Landing School Learning Resource Center Receives Significant Donation
The Maritime Executive
Bruce Johnson, a Landing School Yacht Design student, has donated over 200 marine-based design, business and engineering books to their Learning Resource Center. The S/V Patience Learning Resource Center is a focal point of The Landing School.

 Fun by the water in Edmonds
The Seattle Times
The Classic Yacht Rendezvous hosts 20 wooden power-driven pleasure craft built before 1960 on display in the water at Edmonds Marina all weekend, with many available for boarding from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (soft-soled shoes required).

 CIMF closes with bumper harvest
China Daily
Luxury yachts worth millions of dollars such as the Ferretti, Princess and Beneteau found buyers. In addition, ship design and supporting companies, fleet clubs, and other related industries also took part in the CIMF. Thanks to China's fast growing ...

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